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GOP Could Use the Whiskey the Tea Party Drinks

mistermilo Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 10:06 AM
Do you suppose Lincoln would have spent the lives, blood and treasure to keep the republic as one, had he known there would be red states and politicians who would destroy his work?
Rich L. Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 11:42 AM
You mean politicians like Harry Reid, Nancy Peelousy, Chuckie Schummer, ETAL that keep the blacks in line and on the gubermint plantation?

While many of our heroes have lost their gloss, Abraham Lincoln still shines brightly for many Americans because there is so much to learn from his life.

For example, in 1858 Abraham Lincoln was defeated in his race for the United States Senate by Stephen Douglas, making it Lincoln’s third electoral defeat in a row. As Lincoln emerged from the telegraph office into the rain-soaked street in Springfield, Illinois he lost his balance when his foot slipped on the slick boardwalk. Catching himself before he tumbled into the mud Lincoln muttered to under his breath, “A slip, but not a fall.”...